Chicken and Butternut Squash Salad

 When working towards a fat loss goal it’s important to incorporate plenty of greens and lean protein into your diet, while removing starchy and grain-filled items. This Chicken and Butternut Squash Salad makes a really satisfying meal that will propel you towards your weight loss goals without making you feel like you’re missing out on tasty food :-) 

Servings: 6 

Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com 

Here’s what you need…

  • 1 Butternut Squash, cubed

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon sweet paprika

  • ⅛ teaspoon ground cumin

  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

  • 6 cups Arugula

  • 2 cups leftover roasted chicken, chopped

  • 5 Dates, pitted and chopped

  • ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted

  • 1 avocado

 

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F. Cube the butternut squash and place in a large bowl. Toss it with the olive oil, cinnamon, paprika, cumin and sea salt.

  2. Spread over a rimmed baking sheet and roast for 15 minutes. Stir the squash and cook for an additional 15 minutes.

  3. Combine the squash and all of the remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

 

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 109 calories, 10g fat, 3g carbohydrate, 28mg sodium, 1g sugar, 2g fiber, and 4g protein. 

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